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Halep too strong for Garcia in Singapore opener

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 9:03am
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Simona Halep made a winning start to her WTA Finals campaign with an impressive 6-4 6-2 victory over Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia on Monday, the Romanian surging clear in the second set to subdue her in-form opponent at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Baseball: Dodgers and Astros renew rivalry in World Series

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 8:24am
(Reuters) - The Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros took turns this season carrying the title as "baseball's best team" and so it seems only fitting they will clash this week in Major League Baseball's World Series.

Olympics: All venues completed for Pyeongchang 2018 - Games chief

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 7:15am
ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (Reuters) - Organizers of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics have completed construction of all competition and non-competition venues, Games chief Lee Hee-beom said on Monday ahead of the start of the Olympic torch relay.

Highlights from Sunday's NHL game

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 1:13am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Hockey League games on Sunday:

NFL: Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 11:49pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games:

NBA: Suns fire Watson after 0-3 start

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 11:07pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Phoenix Suns didn't waste any time making a coaching change.

Toronto break points record, San Jose leave it late

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 10:21pm
(Reuters) - Toronto FC broke a 19-year-old Major League Soccer record for points in a single season on Sunday while a stoppage-time winner gave the San Jose Earthquakes the final playoff berth on the last day of the regular season.

Justin Timberlake to headline Super Bowl halftime show

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 8:06pm
(Reuters) - Grammy Award-winning pop singer Justin Timberlake will headline the Super Bowl halftime show in February, 14 years after a "wardrobe malfunction" overshadowed his last gig at the championship game, the NFL said on Sunday.

Four new faces but no Retallick in All Blacks squad

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 6:02pm
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand named four uncapped players on Monday in the squad for their end-of-season tour but lock Brodie Retallick will not be on the plane to Europe as he deals with a personal matter.

Hamilton wins U.S. GP but made to wait for title

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 4:45pm
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Mercedes won the Formula One constructors' title for the fourth year in a row on Sunday but Lewis Hamilton was made to wait despite cruising to a U.S. Grand Prix victory at one of his favorite circuits.

Cardinals' Palmer breaks arm, may be out for rest of season

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 4:31pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer suffered a broken left arm in Sunday's loss to the Los Angeles Rams at Twickenham Stadium in London.

Hamilton wins U.S. Grand Prix, Mercedes take title

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 4:26pm
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Mercedes won the Formula One constructors' title for the fourth year in a row on Sunday but Lewis Hamilton must wait another week at least to become Britain's first four times world champion.

Red Sox hire Astros coach Cora as new manager

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 4:22pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Boston Red Sox hired Alex Cora as their new manager on Sunday.

Dutch sailor wins last-gasp approval to start Volvo Ocean Race

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 2:11pm
ALICANTE, Spain (Reuters) - Team AkzoNobel confirmed Simeon Tienpont as skipper for the Volvo Ocean Race hours before the start on Sunday after the Dutchman got approval for a series of crew changes as they prepared for the 83,000 km race around the world.

Bolt says he's serious about a soccer career

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 1:30pm
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Usain Bolt says he is serious about starting up a soccer career now he has retired from sprinting -- and believes he could even be good enough to play for Jamaica.

Del Potro overcomes Dimitrov to retain Stockholm title

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 11:58am
(Reuters) - Fourth seed Juan Martin del Potro put himself in contention for the ATP World Tour Finals when he successfully defended his Stockholm Open title on Sunday, defeating top seed and 2013 champion Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 6-2.

Golf: Tournament host Garcia triumphs at Valderrama Masters

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 11:51am
MADRID (Reuters) - Sergio Garcia won the Andalucia Valderrama Masters on Sunday to continue his excellent year, pipping Joost Luiten by one stroke after a thrilling duel.

World downhill champion Stuhec may miss season with knee injury

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 11:44am
LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - World downhill ski champion Ilka Stuhec may miss the whole Alpine skiing season after she injured her knee during training on Sunday, her spokesman said.

Muguruza keen to press on after seeing off Ostapenko

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 10:39am
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Garbine Muguruza made a winning start to her third consecutive appearance at the WTA Finals with a 6-3 6-4 victory over Jelena Ostapenko on Sunday but the Spaniard will continue to push herself through the group stage knowing anything can happen.

Jepkosgei breaks own half marathon world record in Valencia

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 9:19am
(Reuters) - Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei took one second off her own world record when she won the Valencia Half Marathon in a time of one hour 4.51 seconds on Sunday.

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